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Op-Ed: Spokane's Brambleberry Cottage, a respite from 21st century Special

Spokane - In this busy high-tech 21st century society it's hard to find time to relax with family and friends. Mother's Day this coming May 13, is perhaps an ideal opportunity to spend time just enjoying each other's company.

Man who sold bleach as a miracle cure gets 51 months in jail

Spokane - It was hailed as a miracle cure for cancer, AIDS, malaria, asthma, hepatitis, Lyme disease and numerous other ailments, but it was actually industrial bleach, used for hydraulic fracking, wastewater treatment, and as a pesticide.

'Black' NAACP leader turns out to be white woman

Spokane - The leader of an NAACP chapter, recently the target of racial threats, has been "outed" as a white woman by her parents, who said she was deceiving people.

First man to buy legal pot in Spokane fired after TV spotting

Spokane - The first man to legally purchase recreational marijuana in Spokane, Washington says he was fired from his job after his employer spotted him in a television news segment.

Dying man's last words - 'All I wanted was a Snickers bar'

Spokane - A former Spokane Police Officer, accused of beating a mentally challenged man to death more than 6 years ago, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Video: High school kicker boots incredible 67-yard FG

Spokane - Surpassing the NFL record by four yards, Central Valley HS kicker Austin Rehkow smashed a state record and scored a 67-yard field goal to tie the game as time expired. The YouTube video of the stunning kick has been spreading across sports blogs today.

Downtown Spokane Taken Over By Hoops

Spokane, Washington is preparing for another year of Hoopfest. It is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world.

Man dead after police chase may have had medical condition

Spokane - The police chase that ended with the death of a 50 year old man may be offering up some explanations through medical reports and the autopsy.

A Neighborhood Fears There Are More Fires To Come

Spokane - 6 fires in one month on the same block, one neighborhood in Northwest Spokane is fearful of what may come throughout the summer months.

Another Casino Benefits Airway Heights and Spokane County

Airway Heights - Spokane Tribe is proposing to add a casino in Spokane County and promising that payouts will be big for the city and the county.

Red Light Ticket Dismissal Getting Appealed

Spokane - The red light camera program that started in 2008 in the Spokane Area took a hit when a judge last week dismissed tickets issued through the program. The city is now plans to appeal the ruling.

Updated: Car chase ends in 1 confirmed fatality

Spokane - Currently, Highway 395, near the Wandermere bridge is being detoured on Hatch Road and Old Wandermere Road after a car drove head-on into a semi-truck travelling the opposite direction.

Park Clean-ups Are Now in the Hands of Others

Spokane - With budget cuts and less employees the city parks in the Spokane Area have had to get the brunt of the storm. Less maintenance and less trash removal has prompted some to take action.

Red Light Camera Program May be Threatened in Spokane

Spokane - Those pesky bright flashes you see when you pull up to a stop light are getting on the nerves of drivers and now a judge.

Children still get meals through the summer

Students eat free all summer through the help of the US Department of Agriculture. With the 2010-2011 school year ending some parents are worried about their children getting the nutrition they need. But starting Monday the summer lunch program kicks off.

City Under Snow Brings Out The Good In Others

Spokane - With feet of snow building up, blows struggling to get to residential streets, and cars getting stuck in the roads, people in the Spokane Area are coming together to help each other.

Parents Get Called, Students Didn't Get to School Riding the Bus

Spokane - After the road conditions forced student to wait up to 90 minutes for their buses, some parents were called from the schools because their students weren't there.

Another Robbery In Spokane Puts School Under Lockdown

Spokane - A local bank in Spokane Valley, Washington was robbed and caused area school to be put on lockdown while police searched for the suspect. The official press release from the Spokane Valley Police follows.

Road Conditions Make Spokane School District Apologize to Parents

Spokane - With the snowfall slowing down in the Inland Northwest and temperatures causing slush and ice on the roads, even buses are getting stuck.

Spokane SWAT Team Threatened Executing Search Warrant

Spokane - A Spokane Valley man used a military-style knife to threaten the Spokane SWAT team while they attempted to execute a search warrant regarding stolen firearms.

Record Snowfall in Spokane, WA for November

Spokane - As the Inland Northwest gets hit with winter storms, one city is no worried about the snow removal budget for this year.

FBI Takes Over Spokane, WA for The Day

Spokane - Spokane residents may be seeing an increase in black SUV's throughout the day due to FBI raids across the county. Three locations are confirmed as of now.

One Bomb, One Camcorder

Earlier today media reported a story about a briefcase found in Spokane, WA. After finding a first briefcase bomb only a few days earlier in Idaho, officials were cautious.

Bomb squad investigating briefcase left in downtown Spokane, WA

Spokane - News crews are live in the downtown Spokane area waiting to hear from explosive experts. This is the second bomb scare in less than a week in the area.

Police seeking man who tried to sell 4-year-old son on Craigslist

Police in the northwestern U.S. are seeking a man who advertised his 4-year-old son for sale, at a price of $5,000, on the community notice website Craigslist.

Spokane Proposing to Reduce Bus Lines After Fare Increase

Just months after a fare increase, Spokane Transit Authority is proposing a cut in bus lines to help level out the 12 percent of riders lost in the last two years.

Spokane Detonates Ground Squirrels

The Finch Arboretum in Spokane Wash, will use the Rodenator Pro to detonate some of the estimated 100 to 150 squirrels tearing up the grounds.
 

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Located on Pacific Avenue in downtown Spokane  Brambleberry Cottage offers a respite from the stress...
Located on Pacific Avenue in downtown Spokane, Brambleberry Cottage offers a respite from the stress and hurried pace of high-tech 21-Century life.
Courtesy of Brambleberry Cottage, Spokane WA
Mothers  Day is the busiest day of the year for Brambleberry Cottage tea house and gift shop of Spok...
Mothers' Day is the busiest day of the year for Brambleberry Cottage tea house and gift shop of Spokane, Washington.
Courtesy of Brambleberry Cottage, Spokane WA
A bus from the Spokane Transit Authority in Washington
A bus from the Spokane Transit Authority in Washington
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I understand Milford s Fish House  in Spokane  was featured on the Food Network.
I understand Milford's Fish House, in Spokane, was featured on the Food Network.
A pesticides sign in Manito Park in Spokane  WA
A pesticides sign in Manito Park in Spokane, WA
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Brambleberry Cottage makes everything with fresh ingredients  attention to detail and of course lots...
Brambleberry Cottage makes everything with fresh ingredients, attention to detail and of course lots of TLC.
Courtesy of Brambleberry Cottage, Spokane WA
Weather permitting  Brambleberry Cottage has out door  seating  on the porch or in the garden.
Weather permitting, Brambleberry Cottage has out door seating, on the porch or in the garden.
Courtesy of Brambleberry Cottage, Spokane WA

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